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Comune di Zocca
Zocca is located in Italy
Location of Zocca in Italy
Coordinates: 44°21′N 10°50′E / 44.350°N 10.833°E / 44.350; 10.833Coordinates: 44°21′N 10°50′E / 44.350°N 10.833°E / 44.350; 10.833
Country Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province Modena (MO)
Frazioni Ciano, Missano, Montalbano, Montecorone, Montetortora, Montombraro, Rosola
 • Mayor Pietro Balugani
 • Total 69.1 km2 (26.7 sq mi)
Elevation 759 m (2,490 ft)
Population (31 May 2007)[1]
 • Total 4,878
 • Density 71/km2 (180/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Zocchesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 41059
Dialing code 059
Patron saint Sacro Cuore
Website Official website

Zocca (Frignanese: La Zòca) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Modena in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 45 kilometres (28 mi) southwest of Bologna and about 35 kilometres (22 mi) south of Modena.

The municipality of Zocca contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Ciano, Missano, Montalbano, Montecorone, Montetortore, Montombraro, and Rosola.

Zocca borders the following municipalities: Castel d'Aiano, Castello di Serravalle, Guiglia, Montese, Pavullo nel Frignano, Savigno, Vergato.


The city is governed by left-side party (Partito Democratico. The Mayor is Pietro Balugani. Zocca is twinned with Boa Vista island, in Cape Verde archipelago and with Lumaco in Chile.

Famous people


  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

External links

  • Official website of Zocca
  • Official website of Boavista, island twinned with Zocca
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